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Bangladesh sees stalled floating LNG terminal starting operations in days

A vessel that arrived in Bangladesh in April to offload its maiden cargo of liquefied natural gas and moor permanently as an import terminal should begin operations “within a week” after bad weather hampered its start-up, an official said on Thursday. The floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) will allow Bangladesh to import LNG for […]

Bangladesh opener Liton Das plays a shot during the third and final Twenty20 international against West Indies at Central Broward Park at Lauderhill, Florida on Monday. AFP photo Opener Liton Das scored highest 61 off 34 balls as Bangladesh posted 184-5 in the third and final Twenty20 international against West Indies at Central Broward Park […]

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The world cannot afford a full-scale trade war Selim Raihan The idea of globalisation and free trade has gained prominence in the world over the past three decades. Despite some limitations, globalisation and free trade regime are seen as beneficial for economic development, poverty reduction, and enhanced integration among countries. Recently, with the emergence of […]

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Al Jazeera English Published on Aug 5, 2018 Violent clashes continued in Bangladesh as authorities fired tear gas and shut down mobile internet connections after a week of student protests that brought tens of thousands to the streets. By 1pm (07:00 GMT) on Sunday, thousands of students from various schools and colleges started controlling traffic […]

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Students injured in Bangladesh as teen protests turn violent The Telegraph, London Bangladeshi students march along a a street during a student protest in Dhaka  CREDIT: AFP Agence France-Presse 4 AUGUST 2018 More than 100 people were injured in Bangladesh on Saturday after police fired rubber bullets at student protesters, a doctor and witnesses said, a major escalation […]

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Home minister: Patience has its limit  Rafikul Islam   Dhaka Tribune  August 5th, 2018 Home Minister Asaduzaaman Khan Kamal addresses a program in Dhaka on Thursday; July 26, 2018 Focus Bangla The minister also requested the parents of the demonstrating students to take their children back home Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said the government will take firm […]

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BNP defends Khosru’s conversation Staff Correspondent | Prothom Alo Aug 05, 2018     Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday defended the leaked telephonic conversation of the party’s senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury. “The telephonic conversation of Amir Khosru is not an offence,” Mirza Fakhrul told a media briefing at […]

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‘Retaliatory’ strike causes suffering across the country Anwar Hossain | Prothom Alo   Aug 05, 2018     The transport owners and workers association, in retaliation of the ongoing students’ movement, has taken up an undeclared strike. This ‘retaliatory’ strike, violating the existing Motor Vehicles Ordinance-1983 and labour laws of the country, has caused immense sufferings for the […]

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August 05, 2018 Safe roads: US embassy condemns attacks on student protesters Star Online Report The US Embassy in Dhaka today condemned the attacks on the students protesting across the country demanding safe roads and justice for the death of their two peers in a road accident at the capital’s Airport Road. The US Embassy came up […]

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Bangladesh violence: Armed men attack US envoy’s cars amid protests BBC London   5 August 2018 Image copyrightAFP/GETTYImage captionBangladesh police have fired tear gas on student protesters demanding better road safety Armed men attacked a convoy of cars carrying the US envoy to Bangladesh in the capital Dhaka on Saturday night, US officials said. Ambassador Marcia […]

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সাংবাদিকদের ওপর ছাত্রলীগের হামলা  আরিফুর রহমান রাব্বী    Dhaka Tribune আগস্ট ৫, ২০১৮ আহত অবস্থায় ফটোসাংবাদিক আহাদকে ল্যাব এইড হাসপাতালে ভর্তি করা হয়েছে। ছবি: সংগৃহীত হামলার শিকার হয়েছেন অন্তত ২০ থেকে ২৫ জন সাংবাদিক। রাজধানীর সায়েন্সল্যাব মোড়ে বাংলাদেশ ছাত্রলীগ নেতা-কর্মীদের হামলার শিকার হয়েছেন বেশ কিছু সংখ্যক সাংবাদিক। এই হামলায় অ্যাসোসিয়েটড প্রেস-এর ফটোসাংবাদিক এএম আহাদ আহত […]

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বাংলাদেশে নিরাপদ সড়ক আন্দোলন নিয়ে যা বললেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা 5 August 2018 Image captionবাংলাদেশের প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা। বাংলাদেশে গত ২৯ জুলাই দুই বাসের প্রতিযোগিতায় বিমানবন্দর সড়কে দুইজন শিক্ষার্থী নিহত হবার পর থেকে শুরু হয়েছে শিক্ষার্থীদের আন্দোলন। ঘটনার সাতদিন পর আজ প্রথমবারের মত বিষয়টি নিয়ে কথা বলেছেন বাংলাদেশের প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা। সকালে গণভবনে আয়োজিত এক […]

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